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French Open 2017: Meltdown of the year? I was expecting it, says Elina Svitolina

Elina Svitolina's fantastic slide in her French Open quarter-last against Simona Halep must be a possibility for emergency of the year, yet the Ukrainian felt it was not surprising. 

Svitolina was serving for the match at 5-1 in the second set yet gagged and lost 12 of the 13 remaining diversions as Halep achieved the semis for the second time since 2014, the year she completed runner-up, with a 3-6 7-6(6) 6-0 win. 

Requested a clarification, Svitolina, one of the pre-competition top picks subsequent to winning two titles on earth this year, stated: "I think she began to play much better. Obviously, I let her a smidgen once more into the diversion, however she knows how to return the matches, and she generally battles for each ball. 

"So I was expecting this. It was very ordinary." 

All of a sudden getting all her claycourt traps out of her sack, Romanian Halep quit making unforced blunders as fifth seed Svitolina totally lost her hold on the match. 

"A tiny bit of nerves, obviously, played the trap. In any case, better believe it, it was very expected and such a — no doubt, such a major occasion. It can happen," said the Paris-based Svitolina, who at 22 was playing in her second French Open quarter-last. 

Third seed Halep next confronts Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova in a semi-last that Svitolina, who had a match point amid the tiebreak, could have felt was hers. 

Asked how she oversaw not to give the dissatisfaction a chance to assume control, she said grinning: "You need me to cry, no?".

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